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download press release »04/16/2013

The Search is on for the 2013 CertainTeed Exterior Home Makeover Contest Winner

(Valley Forge, Pa.) – CertainTeed Corporation — North America’s leading brand of building products — is encouraging homeowners once again to grab their video cameras and document their wish lists for a dream outdoor living space. This summer, one lucky winner will receive $75,000 worth of exterior building products, including installation, through the 2013 CertainTeed $75,000 Exterior Living Spaces® Home Makeover Video Facebook® Contest.

To enter the contest, homeowners are encouraged to get the entire family involved and upload an upbeat, creative 30- to 90-second video to CertainTeed’s Living Spaces Facebook page (www.facebook.com/certainteedlivingspaces) explaining why their home needs a facelift using CertainTeed’s expansive selection of polymer, fiber cement, insulated and vinyl siding, roofing, housewrap, decking, railing, fence and trim. CertainTeed will be accepting entries through 11:50 p.m. EST on June 11. CertainTeed will announce the winner on or about June 21.

Video entries will appear on the CertainTeed Living Spaces Facebook contest page where visitors can vote for their favorite until 11:59 p.m. EST June 18. The top 10 videos, as selected by Facebook users, will be in competition for best overall pick by CertainTeed judges. The winning family will also star in a series of Facebook and YouTube® video webisodes featuring their home’s remarkable transformation, with the freedom to choose the latest mix and match of colors, styles and textures for exceptional curb appeal. Nine runners-up will each receive $500 exterior living spaces prize packages. For more information and complete contest details, visit www.facebook.com/certainteedlivingspaces.

CertainTeed has been on the forefront of manufacturing aesthetically pleasing, high-performance building products for more than a century, expanding and evolving to reflect changing tastes and current design trends. CertainTeed offers unsurpassed Freedom of Choice™ through its industry-leading portfolio of long-lasting Cedar Impressions® Polymer Shakes, WeatherBoards™ fiber cement, CedarBoards™ insulated and numerous vinyl siding product lines. The exterior products line-up also includes the popular Landmark® asphalt roofing shingles, Restoration Millwork® cellular PVC trim, EverNew® composite decking, Bufftech® fence and more. All products are designed to mix-and-match with each other and feature authentic textures, versatile styles and rich color combinations for a beautifully coordinated look. For more information about CertainTeed, visit www.certainteed.com.

About CertainTeed
Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products, CertainTeed, headquartered in Valley Forge, Pa., has helped shape the building products industry for more than 100 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, the firm's slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," quickly inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed® is North America’s leading brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, foundations, pipe, insulation, gypsum, ceilings and access covers.

A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, the world’s largest building products company, CertainTeed and its affiliates have more than 5,700 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada. For five consecutive years, the company has received top honors from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its contributions in protecting the environment and was most recently the recipient of the 2013 ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award. The group had total sales of approximately $3.3 billion in 2012. www.certainteed.com

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